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Now as an adult I
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I was practicing a little preaching last week.
My oldest son, Caleb, will
Heard of Susan Boyle?
If you haven't heard of Susan Boyle you probably haven't watched news the past two weeks. If you have, you know that she has come out of nowhere and taken the world by storm with her performance on Britain's Got Talent. More than 30,000,000 people have watched
Time to evaluate
We are 25% through 2009. It's a good time to take a look at your goals for 2009 and see how you are progressing. Here are some questions to ask yourself and your organization:
What progress are you making toward the goals that you set at the start of